Figure in Seven Days

by David Dong

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Fourth Year | Graduation year: 2024

"Figure Drawing in Seven Days" is a charcoal drawing on roma paper. Taking into account a specific way of sharpening charcoal, the fragility of the paper, and the subtle movements of the model, the academic method is much more than "just realistic".

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Charcoal on Roma paper. A figure drawing of a live model, done over seven sessions, while practicing the sight-size method.

About the Artist

Yuanbao (David) Dong, born 2002, is a student interested in the academic art method. He focuses his studies under the atelier system as he explores ways connect bridges between traditional techniques and contemporary theories.

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